Topicorte

Topicorte

desoximetasone

Manufacturer:

Sanofi-Aventis

Distributor:

DKSH
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Desoxymethasone.
Description
Each 100 gram of cream contains desoxymethasone 250 mg in a water-miscible fluid base.
Action
Desoxymethasone possesses potent anti-inflammatory, antiallergic and antipruriginous properties with local tolerance.
Topicorte therefore has a wide range of clinical applications in dermatology.
Because of its water-miscible fluid base, Topicorte is suitable for treatment of weeping lesions and lesions localised in areas which are hairy or perspire freely (face, neck, axillae, elbow flexures, hands, gluteal and inguinal folds, feet). The cream is easily spread and thus may be used to treat dermatoses covering extensive areas.
Indications/Uses
Allergic, diathetic, seborrhoeic, nummular or autolytic eczema; eczematids. Weeping eczema, eczema affecting hairy regions. Anogenital pruritus. Neurodermatitis and lichenification. Psoriasis; dyshidrosis; prurigo.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Apply a small quantity of cream to the affected area, once to 4 times a day, according to the severity of the condition. Gentle massage aids absorption.
Directions for Use: The plastic container, a recent innovation, has been designed to enable the cream to be utilized in the best possible way. To obtain optimum results, the bottle should be kept in the inverted position, ie resting on the cap, both before and after use.
The following method of use is recommended: Pick up the plastic bottle with the cap pointing downwards.
Keeping it in the inverted position, unscrew the cap.
Gently squeeze the sides of the bottle to expel the required quantity of cream. The nozzle should not be allowed to come into contact with the skin.
Replace the cap and again store the plastic bottle in the inverted position.
Storage
Do not store above 25°C.
The 300-g packing need not be kept in the inverted position.
ATC Classification
D07AC03 - desoximetasone ; Belongs to the class of potent (group III) corticosteroids. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Cream 0.25% x 5 g, 15 g, 300 g.
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